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This City Most Likely to Run Out of Drinking Water

World | Associated Press | February 13, 2018, 4:58 pm
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 Vuyo Kazi washes clothes in a settlement near Cape Town. She uses less water than usual, after the drought-hit city of Cape Town introduced new water restrictions in an attempt to avoid what it calls

Vuyo Kazi washes clothes in a settlement near Cape Town. She uses less water than usual, after the drought-hit city of Cape Town introduced new water restrictions in an attempt to avoid what it calls "Day Zero," the day in mid-April when it might have to turn off most taps. (Image: AP)

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 Residents queue to fill containers with water from a source of natural spring water in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

Residents queue to fill containers with water from a source of natural spring water in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

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 A man carries water at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town. Residents are allowed to use no more than 50 liters of water daily. (Image: AP)

A man carries water at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town. Residents are allowed to use no more than 50 liters of water daily. (Image: AP)

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 Cape Town's main water supply from the Theewaterskloof dam outside Grabouw, is largely empty. (Image: AP)

Cape Town's main water supply from the Theewaterskloof dam outside Grabouw, is largely empty. (Image: AP)

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 Two men help each other carry water at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town. (Image: AP)

Two men help each other carry water at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town. (Image: AP)

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 A police officer controls water collection at a source of natural spring water in Cape Town. (Image: AP)

A police officer controls water collection at a source of natural spring water in Cape Town. (Image: AP)

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 Residents fill containers with water at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

Residents fill containers with water at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

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 A woman collects water in a settlement near Cape Town. (Image: AP)

A woman collects water in a settlement near Cape Town. (Image: AP)

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 A man taps water from a source of natural spring water in Cape Town. (Image: AP)

A man taps water from a source of natural spring water in Cape Town. (Image: AP)

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 Residents fill containers with water at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

Residents fill containers with water at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

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 A woman waits to collect water at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town. (Image: AP)

A woman waits to collect water at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town. (Image: AP)

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